when i was staying in la paz
i met a guy from huacachina in peru. he described the place to me as a little village with a lagoon in the middle, surrounded by sand dunes. i told him that it didn't sound real. he then googled it and showed me some photos of it - and i told him that it didn't look real. after arriving there last week i walked up to the top of one of the highest sand dunes and took this picture - and it still didn't seem real. i'm pretty sure the sand that's still collected in my pockets and shoes is real though.
here's the original